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104-04159 viewsStawell station yard overview, goods shed at left, Dimboola pass departing crossing Seaby St.
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105-32159 viewsSeymour loco depot, broad gauge VicRail S class S 303 'C J Latrobe' Clyde Engineering EMD model A7 serial 57-167 in withdrawn condition sits at the turntable under SRHC ownership.
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178-23159 viewsBallarat East, track view looking east towards Warrenheip, V/Line broad gauge down goods train under the power of G class G 532 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 88-1262 and a sister are about to diverge from the down mainline to No.1 Rd, the disc on signal post 3 is pulled off for the move, new electric light signal post at the end of the former Eureka line has its head turned away from the track until commissioned, Ballarat East loco depot is on the right.
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050109 092857159 viewsPilbara Railway Historical Society, 5450 an EMD model F7A serial 8970 and frame 3006-A9, built 01-1950 for Western Pacific Railroad as 917-A, imported for the Mt Newman Mining Co. to construct their Port Hedland to Newman railway in December 1967.
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040802 155602r159 viewsBing Siding, BHP midtrain units GE AC6000 6072 'Hesta' serial 51064 with EMD SD40R 3087 serial 31519 formally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8438. Note the windscreen protectors on 6072. 2nd August 2004.
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050110 175330r159 viewsHarding Siding, Robe River ore waggon 730 built by Tomlinson Steel Perth in 1982 is one of a few waggons that runs permanently coupled to another waggon. Unlike the Hamersley Iron system married pairs, the Robe fleet each have their own brake system and are coupled by a length of round bar as the Cape Lambert dumper only dumps one waggon at a time. Monday 10th January 2005.
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070501 9014r159 viewsWedgefield, radiator section showing ownership details of Coote Industrial ALCo rebuild unit DR 8402 'Margaret' originally Hamersley Iron #3007 an AE Goodwin built ALCo C636 serial G-6011-2, rebuilt by Comeng WA 1985 to C636R serial WA135-C-6011-02, then rebuilt by GTSA with an Alco 251F engine for the construction of the FMG line. 1st May 2007.
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080525 2369r159 viewsBoodarie, loaded FMG train at the 5 km curve behind the all General Electric built C44-9W combo of 009 serial 58156, 008 serial 58155 and 005 serial 58182 as they power around the curve towards the Herb Elliot Port facility, the train was worked on Proceed Authority no. 41 from the 15 km to the car dumper. 25th May 2008.
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104-12158 viewsBuangor station building front elevation, signal box at left, rodding and wires leaving platform opening, staff exchange platform at right.
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104-19158 viewsWallan Loop, standard gauge V/Line G class loco G 515 with serial 85-1243 a Clyde Engineering Rosewater SA built EMD model JT26C-2SS leads a down Albury bound goods, standard gauge gangers trolley shed on the loop line.
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140-2-09158 viewsWarrenheip, station overview looking south, Melbourne line curves to the left and the Geelong line to the right, the Tamper track machine is in Siding A, the points and crossing lead to Siding B, signal box, staff exchange platform, notice how high the semaphore signal posts are.
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101-10158 viewsMaryborough, broad gauge V/Line G class leader G 511 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 84-1239 and G541 serial 89-1274 cab side shot.
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215-06158 viewsPort Augusta, AN liveried 830 class locomotive 859 AE Goodwin ALCo model DL531 serial 84705 performs shunting duties in the yard.
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080124 1612r158 viewsMooka, BHP Billiton GE AC6000 unit 6075 'Newman' serial 51067 which was repainted in the new 'earth' livery when its' 7HDL-16 was replaced with an GEVO-16 engine during overhaul. The livery varies from that applied to 6076, which was the first AC to so painted. Loaded train with SD40R, 26 km, 24th January 2008.
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040802 155428r158 viewsBing Siding, BHP GE AC6000 locomotive 6073 'Fortescue' leads EMD SD40-2 unit 3084 serial 786263-35 originally Union Pacific UP 3643 with a loaded train running through Bing 2nd August 2004.
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242-20158 viewsPort Hedland, Don Rhodes Mining Museum, preserved Mount Newman Mining Comeng NSW built ALCo M-636 unit 5497 serial C-6096-2 stands in the afternoon sunlight.
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040802 141058r158 viewsGoldsworthy Junction, BHP Billiton Goninan GE built CM39-8 5632 'Poseidon' serial 5831-11 / 88-081 in charge of the 'Recycle Rake' is traversing the Transfer Road, this train conveys ore from Nelson Point to Finucane Island, sometimes twice a day. The line to the right is the line to the Junction, Yarrie and Bing. 1410 hrs 2nd August 2004.
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050110 175326r158 viewsHarding Siding, Robe River ore waggon 074 built by Nippon Sharyo Nihon in 1971 is one of a few waggons that runs permanently coupled to another waggon. Unlike the Hamersley Iron system married pairs, the Robe fleet each have their own brake system and are coupled by a length of round bar as the Cape Lambert dumper only dumps one waggon at a time. Monday 10th January 2005.
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071101 1135r158 viewsRedbank Bridge, this view shows just how close an FMG General Electric built C44-9W 010 serial 58187 is to sister units of Pilbara Rail C44-9W in the way of cooling vents etc. Thursday 1st November 2007.
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080525 2349r158 viewsBoodarie, FMG General Electric C44-9W unit 007 shunts compressor waggon set 9003-9004 onto the empty waggon line at the 4.400 km, which is the switch for the balloon unloading loop at the entrance to the Herb Elliot Port facility. 25th May 2008.
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